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Healthcare Continuing Education

GCSC is an approved provider of continuing education for the following professions (50-833)
Healthcare Approval Codes:

Dental Hygienist (DH)
Dentist (DN)
EMT & Paramedic (EMS)
Nursing Home Administrator  (NHA)                                             
CNA, LPN, RN, ARNP (NU)


LCSW, LMFT, LMHC  (PS)
OT, COTA (OT)
PT, PTA (PT)
RRT, CRT (RC)    
FL Department of Health Bureau of Radiation Control
Provider # 3200457 (RAD)                                            

SAVE THE DATE! FLORIDA HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS INITIAL LICENSING & CONTINUING EDUCATION EVENT - AUGUST 12 & 13! INFORMATION AND AGENDA COMING SOON

 

CULTURAL DIVERSITY ACROSS THE HEALTHCARE SPECTRUM | (INSTRUCTOR-LED) - NEW 

Do you understand the meaning and consequences of self-prejudiced expression? During this workshop, you will explore and recognize self-prejudice traits learned from family, friends, groups, and activities. You will discover tools proven to reign in prejudicial behaviors. Your highly engaging instructor will help you practice social skills absent of prejudice. Approved 4 hours | NU, PS. 
If you are interested in Cultural Diversity Across the Healthcare Spectrum, please contact Sherrie Lock below.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – 2 HR | (ONLINE)  REGISTER!

Approved 2 hours | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, PT, RC
Summer semester: May 8 - Aug. 4
CRN: 95037 | Course: XHE 0013 | Fee: $24

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – 2 HR | (IN-PERSON)  REGISTER!

Approved 2 hours | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, PT, RC
Tues., Aug. 13, 8:30 A.M. - 10:30 A.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 232
CRN: 98058 | Course: XHE 0007 | Fee: $16

EMT REFRESHER COURSE | (ONLINE) REGISTER!

EMT Refresher Online
Summer semester: May 8 - Aug. 4
CRN: 95231 | Course: XHE-0117 | Fee: $89

HIPAA – 1 HR | (ONLINE)  REGISTER!

Approved 1 hour | DN, DH, EMS, NHA, NU, PS, PT, RC
Summer semester: May 8 - Aug. 4
CRN: 95038 | Course: XHE 0015 | Fee: $12

HIPAA – 1 HR | (IN-PERSON)  REGISTER!

Approved 1 hour | DN, DH, EMS, NHA, NU, PS, PT, RC
Mon., Aug. 12, 12:30 P.M. - 1:30 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 232
CRN: 98060 | Course: XHE 0003 | Fee: $8

HIV/AIDS – 2 HR | (ONLINE)  REGISTER!

Approved 2 hours | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, PS, PT, RC
Summer semester: May 8 - Aug 4 
CRN: 95057 | Course: XHE 0016 | Fee: $24

HIV/AIDS – 2 HR | (IN-PERSON)  REGISTER!

Approved 2 hours | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, PS, PT, RC
Tues., Aug. 13, 10:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 232
CRN: 98056 | Course: XHE 0008 | Fee: $16

HIV/AIDS – 3 HR | (IN-PERSON)  REGISTER!

Approved 3 hours | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, PS, PT, RC
Tues., Aug. 13, 10:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 231
CRN: 98057 | Course: XHE 0017 | Fee: $24

HOSPITAL ORIENTATION – 1 HR | (IN-PERSON)  REGISTER!

Approved 1 hours | 
Mon., Aug. 12, 1:30 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 232
CRN: 98059 | Course: XHE 0019 | Fee: $8

HUMAN TRAFFICKING REGISTER!

Approved 2 hours |  NU, PS, DH, DN, OT, PT, RC
Tues., Aug. 13, 10:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 231
CRN: 98087 | Course: XHE 0138 | Fee: $16

INFECTION CONTROL – 2 HR | (ONLINE)  REGISTER!

Approved 2 hour | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, PS, PT, RC
Summer semester: May 8 - Aug. 4
CRN: 95058 | Course: XHE 0020 | Fee: $12

INFECTION CONTROL – 1 HR | (IN-PERSON)  REGISTER!

Approved 1 hour | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, PS, PT, RC
Mon., Aug. 12, 10:40 A.M. - 11:40 A.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 232
CRN: 98063 | Course: XHE 0004 | Fee: $8

IV THERAPY | (HYBRID)  REGISTER!

This course meets standards established by the FL Board of Nursing for LPN’s to administer IV Therapy. Participate in 6-hour lab (see scheduled below) after successful completion of the 24-hour online training. Topics include infusion therapy using peripheral veins and central venous access, infusion of fluids and medications, blood product transfusions, antineoplastic and biologic therapies, parenteral nutrition, and infusion therapy in pediatric and older adults. Prerequisite: PN or RN graduate. Textbook required (ISBN-13: 978-1496355010) 30 hours | NU (LPN post-graduate level course, RN general).

LAB DATES

Online date range:  Now through June 27
Lab date:  Sat., June 29, 8:00 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.  
Student Union East (SUE) 244
CRN: 95053 | Course: XHE 0105 | Fee: $275

Online date range:  June 24 – July 24
Lab date:  Sat., July 27, 8:00 A.M. – 2:30 P.M.  
Student Union East (SUE) 244
CRN: 95054 | Course: XHE 0105 | Fee: $275 

LOCAL ANESTHESIA FOR DENTAL HYGIENISTS | (HYBRID)

Common oral local anesthesia injection techniques and related background information are addressed in this course. This course also covers neurophysiology, armamentarium, basic injection techniques, complications, contraindications, and legal considerations of administering local anesthetics to dental patients. A dentist contributes to both course content and delivery. This course is designed explicitly for Dental Hygienists to obtain certification to administer local anesthesia in the State of Florida. Satisfies Florida Statute 466.017 (SB 1040). For additional information, including prerequisites and registration packet, email slock@gulfcoast.edu or call (850) 872-3819. (60 hours includes 15 hours online, 15 hours didactic, 15 hours lab and 15 hours clinical externship) Approved for DH. When scheduling course, ask about prerequisites.
If you are interested in Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygienists, please contact Sherrie Lock below.

Required Prerequisites at this link:  
Local Anesthesia DH Applicant Packet

MENOPAUSE, BONE DENSITY CHANGES, AND RISK FOR OSTEOPOROSIS (AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST) 

Why do menopausal women have a higher risk for bone fracture and osteoporosis? This course is an interactive presentation designed to increase the participant's knowledge about changes in bone density after menopause that can increase the risk for osteoporosis. The content is a step-by-step progression designed to inform about hormonal loss, fracture risk assessment, proactive lifestyle modifications aimed at improving bone health, and diagnostic testing needed for women screening high risk for a fracture. Approved 1 hour | NHA, NU, OT, PT.
Interested in Menopause, Beone Density Changes, and Risk for Osteoporosis? Please contact Sherrie Lock below.

PHLEBOTOMY FUNDAMENTALS  (INSTRUCTOR-LED)  REGISTER!

Are you looking for a different path within the healthcare industry? Consider phlebotomy training! This one-day course provides what you need to know to perform routine blood collection: dedicated tubes, processes and procedures, infection control, and professional patient interaction. If pursuing a career as a phlebotomy technician, this course will provide a great introduction for the Phlebotomy Technician Program. Approved 6 hours | NU.

Sat., July 20, 8:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 244
CRN: 95051 | XHE 0107 | Fee: $75

PRE-HOSPITAL DIVE MEDICINE  (AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST)

Learn how to respond to diver emergencies by recognizing scenarios contributing to signs and symptoms. Assess and manage patient suffering from diving-related pathophysiology. Transport implications based on assessment. This course includes 7 hours lecture and skills training, and 1 hour hyperbaric oxygen treatment facility tour to recognize potential risks and how to respond. Approved 8 hours | EMS, NU, RC.
Interested in Pre-hospital Dive Medicine? Please contact Sherrie Lock below.

PREVENTION OF MEDICAL ERRORS – 2 HR | (ONLINE)  REGISTER!

Approved 2 hours | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, PS, PT, RC
Summer semester: May 8 - Aug. 4
CRN: 95059 | Course: XHE 0025 | Fee: $24

PREVENTION OF MEDICAL ERRORS – 2 HR | (IN-PERSON)  REGISTER!

Approved 2 hours | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, PS, PT, RC
Mon., Aug. 12, 8:30 A.M. - 10:30 A.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 232
CRN: 98061 | Course: XHE 0005 | Fee: $16

TB WITH MASK FIT | (IN-PERSON) REGISTER!

Approved 2 hours | NU, RC 
Mon., Aug. 12, 2:40 P.M. - 4:40 P.M.
Student Union East (SUE) 232
CRN: 98062 | Course: XHE 0111 | Fee: $16

TB WITH MASK FIT | (HYBRID)

While participating in the online segment of the course, you will learn about the history, epidemiology, modes of transmission, testing, diagnosis and treatment options specific to Tuberculosis. This training is ideal for anyone new to the healthcare industry. After successful completion the online segment of course, schedule appointment for individual mask fitting. Approved 2 hours | NU, RC 
Interested in taking online/lab TB with Mask Fit? Contact Sherrie Lock below.

 For questions or additional information, please contact:
Sherrie Lock, Program Developer, /CE Coordinator, Health & Environmental CE
Email: mailto:slock@gulfcoast.edu Phone: (850) 872-3819

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